Why Edwin Jackson, and why now? Also: Anthony Rizzo on playing for Italy, Sammy Sosa’s exclusion from the Cubs’ world, and Te’o craziness.
Archive for January, 2013
The Mariners want every DH possible.
It turns out that Scott Hairston really did ask for just $4 million per year from the Mets, who countered at $2 million and just one year.
Dale Sveum apparently gave Schierholtz the impression that he was the strong favorite to start in right back when they signed him.
A new book quotes Epstein as saying his bosses in Boston told him the team needed “some sizzle” and some “sexy guys.”
Is Hairston a good fit? What should the Cubs do about Garza? And why might the Cubs invite Sammy Sosa to come back to the organization?
The Cubs’ GM strongly suggests free agents like Michael Bourn aren’t in the cards for the Cubs this year, among other thoughts.
Huge number of Bullets today – an international scouting showcase, lots of grading, prospect profiles, arbitration filings, and Convention notes.
The 32-year-old righty mashes lefties, and can play all over the outfield.
The Nationals’ bullpen is stacked, and it makes me wonder what they’re planning to do.
The 20-year-old righty still has a world of talent.
The Red Sox as a Matt Garza destination? And everyone’s talking about Rick Porcello.
Thank goodness that awful fake-to-third-throw-to-first thing is going to be dead.
A way to get some of the “premium” games and avoid service fees.
What it’s like to play ball in the DR. Also love for Cubs signee Dayan Diaz, Sammy Sosa hitting bombs, and Nyjer Morgan craziness.
It’s impossible to perfectly articulate how to feel about Sammy Sosa’s time with the Cubs, and where things stand now.
All the names you’d expect to see.
The WBC runs in the first three weeks of March.